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June 29, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Votes to Uphold American Values, Remove Monuments of Confederate Supporters and White Supremacists from Capitol

[Tucson, AZ] – Today, Rep. Kirkpatrick voted for H.R. 3005, long overdue legislation that removes from the U.S. Capitol all busts and statues of individuals who served the Confederacy and three specific statues of white supremacists – as well as replaces a bust of racist former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Roger Taney with…

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June 16, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Joins Bill to Streamline Medicare Advantage for Seniors

(Tucson, AZ) – Rep. Kirkpatrick joined her colleagues in cosponsoring the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021, which will streamline the prior authorization process and improve access to Medicare Advantage health care. The bipartisan legislation will increase the efficiency and transparency of the prior authorization process for Medicare Advantage patients, allowing them…

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June 16, 2021

Reps. Kirkpatrick, Newhouse Introduce Local Journalism Sustainability Act

Bipartisan Bill That Helps Preserve Community Journalistic Endeavors WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced the Local Journalism Sustainability Act for the 117th Congress, a bipartisan bill that seeks to provide a pathway to financial viability for local newspapers around the country through a series of three tax credits….

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June 15, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Statement on the 9th Anniversary of DACA

(Tucson, AZ) Rep. Kirkpatrick released the following statement to mark the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative, established by President Obama on June 15, 2012: “Today we celebrate the resilience and hope of immigrant youth who fought for and won the DACA program and continue to protect it from Republican…

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June 11, 2021

Rep. Kirkpatrick Responds to Governor Ducey’s Request for Out of State Law Enforcement at the Border

(TUCSON AZ) — Today, the Office of Rep. Kirkpatrick responds to Governor Ducey and Texas Governor Abbot’s joint letter to the 48 other state governors requesting additional law enforcement staff and resources to patrol the Texas and Arizona borders with Mexico. “First, it is unclear what this plan is. Second, me and my office have…

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